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Betrothal ring

Small size, set with garnet. Band worn thin. Shoulders are gloved/cuffed hands flanking the diamond-spahed bezel.

Marks

Unidentified marks on outside of shank, maker's mark in lozenge 'P C'

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Western European, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

18.557

Medium or Technique

Gold, garnet

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings